District 7: 5A Semifinal (Gateway v. West Allegheny)
Written by: Sykotyk on Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
District 7 Class 5A Semifinal
Gateway v. West Allegheny
After a scoreless first quarter, the Gators and Indians traded touchdowns throughout the second quarter. Going into the break, knotted at 14. The third quarter repeated the second, with both teams trading two touchdowns to go into the final frame, stuck at 28-28. West Allegheny gets a 27-yard TD pass and follow it with an interception. A 24-yard TD run extends the lead to two scores, and a 42-28 lead with only 3:11 left. Gateway attempted a comeback, but were thwarted as they ran out of time.
West Allegheny moves onto the WPIAL Championship next Saturday at Norwin against Penn Hills. Penn Hills advanced with a victory over upstart, Peters Twp.
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